Origin of loess
Related formslo·ess·i·al, lo·ess·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for loess
The loess has also overspread the high adjoining platform near the village of Plaidt above Andernach.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.
They were a peaceful folk settling by preference, though not exclusively, in the loess districts, as at Grosgartach.
Wherever there is loess we are likely to find the remains of steppe plants and animals.
The vegetation there is quite different from the grassy, semi-arid vegetation of which evidence is found in the loess.
The loess is thickest near the margin of the Iowan till sheet and thins progressively both north and south.